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Remove or relocate cables

Changes to application and design fees

On 16 August 2019, we'll introduce a revised fee structure that includes an upfront application fee, new designs fees, and revised information/conformance services fees for all distribution customer projects. Find out more.

Use this service if you want us to relocate or permanently remove a distribution cable.

How long will it take?

  • 7 weeks to provide you with a quote
  • 10 weeks to remove or relocate once payment is received

What will I need to complete this application?

Electricity connections can be varied and complex. We recommend that a professional electrical consultant or contractor completes this application.

You'll need to the following to submit an application:

How much will it cost?

  • Application fee - $495 ex. GST
  • Design fee (ex. GST component deducted from access offer):
    • Standard - $1,320 ex. GST
    • Detailed - $3,300 ex. GST
    • Complex - $6,600 ex. GST
  • Construction - we will provide you with a quote.
  • Cancellation fee - $550 incl. GST

What more do I need to know?

  • There are some physical clearances that are required between the electricity network and your equipment
  • Sometimes an easement will be required if the cable will be running through private property - we will let you know if this is the case
  • Your cables need to be installed within 0-500mm alignment from the property boundary
  • The minimum depth is 850mm, or 1200mm if in private property
  • Cables out of alignment need physical protection installed

Remove or relocate cables

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes.

Apply here